Medical Definition of Folliculin

1. 3-hydroxyestra-1,3,5(10)-trien-17-one. A metabolite of estradiol but possessing less biological activity. It is found in the urine of pregnant women and mares, in the human placenta, and in the urine of bulls and stallions. According to the fourth annual report on carcinogens (ntp 85-002, 1985), estrone may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen (merck, 11th ed). Chemical name: Estra-1,3,5(10)-trien-17-one, 3-hydroxy- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Folliculin

follicular trachoma
follicular urethritis
follicularly challenged
folliculated
folliculi
folliculi glandulae thyroideae
folliculi linguales
folliculi lymphatici aggregati
folliculi lymphatici aggregati appendicis vermiformis
folliculi lymphatici gastrici
folliculi lymphatici laryngei
folliculi lymphatici lienales
folliculi lymphatici recti
folliculi lymphatici solitarii
folliculin (current term)
folliculin hydrate
folliculinid
folliculinids
folliculitides
folliculitis
folliculitis abscedens et suffodiens
folliculitis barbae
folliculitis decalvans
folliculitis keloidalis
folliculitis nares perforans
folliculitis ulerythematosa reticulata
folliculitises
folliculogenesis
folliculoma

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